Parking Brake Lining surface Break-in

NOTE:
  • Do brake linings surface break-in when replacing shoes with new linings and/or new rear brake disc/drum.



Perform this operation in a safe area.


1.Park the vehicle on a firm, level surface.

2.Do the major parking brake adjustment.

3.Do the minor parking brake adjustment.

4.Drive the vehicle at no more than 31 mph (50 km/h).

5.Pull the parking brake lever two to four clicks while driving the vehicle for 400 m (1/4 mile).

 

6.Stop the vehicle, and release the parking brake lever for 5-10 minutes to allow the drums to cool. Repeat 4 through 6 three more times.

7.Do the major parking brake adjustment.